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Fifth round of VCashpoint is now open

Fifth round of VCashpoint is now open

The fifth round of vcashpoint has opened. The £1 million joint HSBC and v sponsored initiative in offers up to £2,500 to 16-25 year olds with “innovative ideas for projects that both benefit the community in some way, and create volunteering opportunities.”

Launched in February 2007, vcashpoint has already made grants of £325,000 to 398 projects across England. These projects ranging from break-dancing classes to clothes-making sessions.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on 26 January 2009.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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